George Leach

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George Leach
Born (1975-04-18) April 18, 1975 (age 42)
Lillooet, British Columbia, Canada
Origin Lillooet, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Indie rock, folk rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, actor
Instruments Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, drums, mandolin, keyboards
Years active 1995–present
Website georgeleach.com

George Leach is a Canadian musician and actor, best known for his work as a lead singer and songwriter. [1][2]

Background[edit]

Leach is a Stl'atl'imx from Lillooet, British Columbia.

As an actor, Leach has appeared on This is Wonderland, North of 60, PSI Factor and La Femme Nikita.[3] He also appeared in the six-part miniseries Into The West as Loved by the Buffalo. He released his first album Just Where I'm At in 2000. He subsequently performed at the National Aboriginal Achievement Awards, now the Indspire Awards. He won the Juno Award for Aboriginal Album of the Year in 2014 for his album Surrender.[4][5][6][7]

Leach also participated in the Canada World Youth program in 1994–95, working in Elmvale, Ontario, and Trat, Thailand.

Awards[edit]

George Leach has won 3 Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards [8]

  • 2000 Best Male Artist of the Year [9]
  • 2000 Best Rock Album [10]
  • 2013 Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year
  • 2013 Best Rock CD for Surrender
  • 2013 Single of the Year for "Carry Me"

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2002 Just Where I’m At [11]
  • 2013 Surrender

Singles[edit]

2013 "Carry Me"

Television career[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996-2001 PSI Factor Winston Lucas [12]
1998 Nikita [13]
2004 This is Wonderland Leonard Taylor Episode #1.7
2005 Distant Drumming: A North of 60 Mystery Matthew Fowler TV movie
2005 Into The West Loved by the Buffalo 2 episodes
2016 The Candy Show Himself Season 5 January [14]

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